The Team

Rod Flockhart – Chief Flight Instructor
Rod has been a pilot since the late 80’s starting working life as a Qantas Aircraft Maintenance Engineer. Later as a flight instructor/charter pilot and eventually progressing to an airline training captain with Qantas. As a qualified Aircraft Engineer I strive to maintain Flightscope’s fleet of aircraft to the highest of standards.

Chris Howarth – Senior Flight Instructor
Chris has been a keen aviation enthusiast since graduating at university back in 1986. He is a teacher by trade and, for the past 10 years, has been teaching aviation theory to nearly 800 students in that period! He is the pre-flight briefing “guru” and now brings his “classroom” to the skies as a Flightscope Aviation instructor. His passion for “all things aviation” and as a teacher/instructor is readily apparent when Chris joins you on board a Flightscope Aviation aircraft for your flight training.

Rohan Atkinson – Flight Instructor
Rohan has been flying since the early ’90s. General Aviation, charter and eventually airline captain with Qantas for the last 17 years. Rohan has recently become an RA-Aus instructor with Flightscope Aviation and is keen to pass on his wealth of aviation knowledge and Crew Resource Management. Students will benefit from his calm demeanour in the cockpit.

Rob Gillies – Senior RA-Aus Flight Instructor & CASA Testing Officer
Robbie is Flightscope Aviation’s resident CASA Testing Officer as well as a highly qualified and experienced Senior Instructor with RA-Aus. He is qualified to fly the 737 and is extremely passionate about teaching students the joy of flight and teaching them well.